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Barcelona: a historical guide to the contemporary city

  • Venteo, Daniel, (aut.)
  • Armstrong, Bernard, (tr.)
  • ICG Marge, SL
  • 1ª ed., 1ª imp.(01/11/2014)
  • 262 pages; 22x15 cm
  • Language: Ingl├ęs
  • ISBN: 8415340923 ISBN-13: 9788415340928
  • Cover: Rústica con solapas
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Encuadernación: Rústica
Colección: Divulgación. Barcelona. Historia de Barcelona

A fascinating town! But a town with a past that involves cycles of betrayal, conquest, oppression, struggle, expansion, industrialization, mass immigration and the triumphant survival of Catalan culture and language against the odds. In this absorbing and accessible history of the town since 1714, the author, offers visitors a means to deepen their experience of this Mediterranean jewel of a town, to get to know the context behind the places visited and the opportunity to truly understand.

The ideal companion to a visit to the town, each chapter gives readers an overview of a period of the town's modern history, before going on to explore that era in depth. An easy to use index allows you to quickly look up the background to any building or monument you may come across while exploring, deepening your knowledge of this captivating metropolis.


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